Bobby Marks ESPN
Article 35A of the NBA Constitution and By-Laws gives the Commissioner broad power to enforce discipline in either a fine or suspension. Any person who gives, makes, issues, authorizes or endorses any statement having, or designed to have, an effect prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of basketball or of the Association or of a Member of its Team, shall be liable for a fine up to $1M. Mark Cuban will now have 10 days to pay his $600K fine to the NBA for his statements regarding tanking.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $600,000 by the league for saying that it would be best if his team lost this season.
The Texas Rangers have traded minor league right-hander Miguel Medrano to the Cincinnati Reds for money to sign international free agents.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told ESPN that he regrets keeping former employee Earl K. Sneed on staff after two separate domestic violence incidents. "I made the decision ... in hindsight, I would probably do it differently," Cuban said.
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer
The Cowboys have added Ken Amato as a defensive staff assistant, which moves the team closer to finalizing Jason Garrett's staff. Amato worked with the Cowboys' special teams last year through minority coaching fellowship program. He spent nine seasons (2003-11) with the Tennessee Titans as a long snapper. He replaces Turner West, who took a job at Austin Peay.
The focus for many teams will be the draft prospects, but there will be other business, especially around the Cowboys' impending free agents.
Start the upset alerts now. If the NCAA tournament started today, a few underdogs -- headlined by Texas -- could surprise in the opening rounds.
Stefano Fusaro ESPN
Mark Cuban has declined ESPN's request for an interview on the sexual harassment scandal in the Mavericks organization. "We are sticking with the statement exclusively."
The Mavericks notified the NBA about misconduct allegations against former team president Terdema Ussery and said they have hired outside counsel to conduct an independent investigation into the claims.
Jevon Carter and Esa Ahmad both scored 15 points as No. 21 West Virginia beat Baylor 71-60 on Tuesday night, ending the Bears' five-game winning streak that had been the longest in the Big 12 Conference.
It's already February, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.
Max Pacioretty heading out West? Erik Karlsson dealt to a contender in the East? The Golden Knights ... standing pat? We identify an impact move for every franchise ahead of Monday's trade deadline.
In a wide-open college basketball season, few teams have stood out. Can just about any team win it all? Not quite. It's time to go through the list of legitimate candidates.
DeMarcus Lawrence is going to get paid after his Pro Bowl 2017 season. Whether that's with a new Cowboys deal or via franchise tag remains to be seen.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban may not like tanking, but he said he understands it's the best option for Dallas (18-40) to keep losing to finish this season.